MELBOURNE Aug 3 Billionaire James Packer's
gaming group Crown Ltd said on Friday it is considering
a hybrid issue among funding options to help finance its big
spending plans, including a new luxury hotel in Perth announced
Crown said in a statement it is considering various funding
options to support its capital projects in the Western
Australian state capital, Perth, and at Crown Melbourne.
Packer's group also signed an exclusive agreement on
Thursday with developer Lend Lease Corp to develop a
hotel resort at Sydney's harbourside Barangaroo South.
(Reporting by Victoria Thieberger; Editing by Richard Pullin)